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Cross-Stitch #4: The Molecular Structure of Chocolate Christmas Chocolate Box

After making the Avengers logo and pixel Thor, I got to change things up a bit for my present for my partner’s mother.  She teaches chemistry at a community college and loves chocolate (who doesn’t), and so I thought a stitch of the molecular structure of theobromine (chocolate) would be a fun present.

I found a variety of patterns of theobromine online and repurposed them to my own pattern.  When I finished, I discovered that my completed design was too big for my hoop (I didn’t think my plan through), so instead, I attached it to the cover of a Christmas box.  It’s now a nerdy box for Christmas chocolates.

Image of the top and side of a box with the molecular structure of chocolate cross-stitched on the top.

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  1. Denise Z
    January 9, 2014 at 9:13 pm

    I love this and so want one 🙂 Very fun idea, thanks for sharing.

    • January 10, 2014 at 9:55 am

      Aw, thanks, Denise! 🙂

  2. January 11, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    What a brilliant present! It’s thoughtful and handmaid and lots of fun 🙂

    • January 11, 2014 at 4:32 pm

      Thank you! I was so nervous about *not* hooping the cross-stitch at the time, lol.

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